Carrolup in the Media

New Noongar child drawings unveiled in anniversary celebrations

11 May 2023

Another 10 drawings created by Australian First Nations Stolen Generations children have been added to The Herbert Mayer Collection of Carrolup Children’s Artwork, ahead of the tenth anniversary celebrations of its return to Noongar Country.

Carrolup Coolingah Wirn – The Spirit of Carrolup Children now showing at the John Curtin Gallery

5 Dec 2022

The exhibition focuses on a group of Aboriginal children forcibly removed from their families and communities in the 1940’s.

Global search uncovers historic Stolen Generations child drawings

23 Nov 2022

An international search for works created by Australian First Nations children of the Stolen Generations has unearthed a historic piece drawn by a 13-year-old Noongar boy more than 70 years ago.

Scottish households urged to join search for Australian children’s artworks

29 Sep 2022

The global search for hundreds of precious artworks created by Australian First Nations children who were forcibly taken from their families in the 1940s has reached Scotland, with households urged to join the search.

Search for Nyungar children’s artwork goes global

05 Jul 2022

A search is underway in the United Kingdom for hundreds of missing artworks created by children of the Stolen Generations in the south-west of Western Australia.

Lotterywest support paves reconciliation pathway for Nyungar artworks

19 May 2022

Curtin University’s new permanent home for historic artworks created by Nyungar children of the Stolen Generations has taken a major step forward with $1.76 million in Lotterywest funding from the State Government.

New family connection to historic paintings created by Nyungar children

10 Nov 2021

Aboriginal artist Kathleen Toomath will continue her late mother’s legacy to help safeguard the treasured collection of artworks created by Nyungar children who were part of Australia’s Stolen Generations.

Curtin appoints new Curator, Australian First Nations Art

02 Mar 2021

The John Curtin Gallery has appointed Yindjibarndi woman Michelle Broun as the Curator, Australian First Nations Art. This is the first dedicated full-time Australian First Nations Curator appointed to an Australian University Art Museum.

Curtin’s plan to give rare artworks by Nyungar children a place to call home

24 Sep 2020

Curtin University has launched an ambitious campaign to create a Carrolup Centre for Truth-telling – a permanent home for a collection of rare artworks created by Aboriginal children of Australia’s Stolen Generations.

Historic paintings created by Noongar children on display in New York

18 Apr 2019

Treasured artworks created by Noongar children who were part of Australia’s Stolen Generations are being showcased at Colgate University in New York State as part of its bicentennial celebrations.

Stolen Generations art works tour Great Southern

17 Aug 2015

The John Curtin Gallery presents the latest exhibition of this historic collection of Carrolup artworks as part of the Great Southern Regional Tour of the Koolark Koort Koorliny (Heart Coming Home) project.

‘Stolen Generation’ artwork to transfer to Western Australia

09 May 2013

In an important example of international, cultural, and educational collaboration, Colgate University in New York will transfer 119 Indigenous artworks to Curtin University in Western Australia.